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Old September 22, 2009, 01:05 PM
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got everything setup, well sort of anyways. Still waiting on center channel wall mount. I also ran out of sleeving so only have the wires are sleeved so far.

Do i see rocketfish speaker wires?
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Old September 22, 2009, 01:35 PM
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Do i see rocketfish speaker wires?
nope you sure don't. They are 'lowfat custom' The wire and banana plugs are actually from Monoprice. Sleeving is MDPC.
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Old September 22, 2009, 01:50 PM
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Odd some of them look like they are actually the red sleeving that rocketfish uses
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Old September 22, 2009, 01:58 PM
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they definitely are not. I have those banana plugs and they are definitely monoprice. I haven't bothered to do my wiring up nice since i live in an apartment currently and can't be bothered. On a side note. You should buy a bunch of ends, sleaving and make some common lengths similar to the rocketfish and sell them for 1/2. you would still make a ton of cash.
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Old September 22, 2009, 03:23 PM
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you could either get a new reciever or pick up a HDMI switch from monoprice.
I was thinking about that but my receiver is a bit old and doesn't have any HDMI inputs. My TV won't pass surround sound so I'd still have pretty much the same problem. Wouldn't mind having a nice new receiver anyway.

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I'm a little worried about that stand you're using there, FS
Yeah it looks weak but it's actually pretty sturdy. I forget what it was weighted for when I got it but it was a nice bit more then my TV. It's been sitting just fine for two years anyway. My TV isn't too heavy either (only a 40 inch).
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I was thinking about that but my receiver is a bit old and doesn't have any HDMI inputs. My TV won't pass surround sound so I'd still have pretty much the same problem. Wouldn't mind having a nice new receiver anyway.



Yeah it looks weak but it's actually pretty sturdy. I forget what it was weighted for when I got it but it was a nice bit more then my TV. It's been sitting just fine for two years anyway. My TV isn't too heavy either (only a 40 inch).

well i love my marantz, but then again marantz isn't for everyone. I also like the recievers by denon and yamaha. stay as far away from sony as possible.
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Default Some quick pics

Since my living room is a disaster with working on my HTPC, I just took some pics of the screen and projector for now.




Have an anamorphic lens in front of the projector to elimnate all black bars on all movies









I took this pic to show the baseball cap on the speaker to show for scale



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nice!!!
Which projector are you using?

I want..... damn min wage :S
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Have an anamorphic lens in front of the projector to elimnate all black bars on all movies
could you explain this?
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could you explain this?

Probably the best way to explain it.

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